YUM is an open-source command-line package-management utility for RPM-compatible Linux operating systems.

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CentOS 6.5: yum insists on installing 32-bit packages on 64-bit install causing multilib issues

This morning I tried to install libvirt on one of my servers. The yum install failed with a multilib issue related to the plymouth-core-libs package. Later, when trying a yum update I got a similiar ...
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What does “u” in an rpm filename stand for?

I currently have PHP 5.4 installed. These packages are all prefixed with "php54-" (pecl, pear, pdo, fpm, gd, mysql, etc). I'd like to make the transition to 5.5. The packages are available... ...
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Prevent reboot after yum update

I would like to know how to stop the system from rebooting after running a yum update. I use a script on each system which runs daily yum updates through cron and if an uodate is critical enough (for ...
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How to register RH 6.5 in order to use yum (behind http proxy)

I registered my RH 6.5 machines using subscription-manager. Yum is not working. I'm behind http proxy so I added proxy=http://x.x.x.x:3128 into /etc/yum.conf. But still yum installations fail: yum ...
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Yum broken in Amazon instance

This is an instance launched using Amazon AMI. when I run yum with anything (search,install, etc), this is what I am getting: yum search yum error: bad option 'archcolor' at (null):93 Loaded ...
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How to downgrade OpenSSL on Amazon EC2

I'm using a version of the Amazon Linux AMI (v 2013.03) that comes with OpenSSL 1.0.1 installed as described here: http://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/2013.03-release-notes/. I have an application ...
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Puppet package “ensure => latest” doesn't always work

I have a unique situation where the Puppet package ensure => latest directive only worked on some of my systems. Out of 30 servers, the packages updated properly on all but 4. I'm trying to get ...
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How to fix “Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)” in CentOS?

I've tried yum update yum and yum clean all, but neither help to resolve the following problem: # yum install httpd --installroot=/opt/httpd2 Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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FC14 and yum dependancies

I've got my hands on an FC14 machine and I've been trying to get yum working on it over the past couple of days. The machine (which is an appliance) shipped with a conflicting package to ...
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Install rpm on multiple servers

I have a rpm (redis) that I need to install on a dozen servers. The version of redis that is available in EPEL is too old (2.4.x). The software providers do not offer a repository online that I ...
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Yum won't reinstall PHP on Amazon Linux

Ultimately, this question is about Yum and the Amazon Linux AMI (see the end for that part), but first I'll give some background to how I got into my situation. I installed PHP from source I am ...
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Upgrading packages over a large amount of servers

I have a large amount of CentOS servers that I need to periodically upgrade packages on. How can I combine automated upgrades but still retain control? Some of my issues with fully automated ...
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Fedora 14 Repository List

I've got a machine running FC14 and trying to set up yum on it without much luck. I'm aware that the FC14 repo's have all gone archive though it's not possible to upgrade this box as it's an appliance ...
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How can I view CentOS update RPM security metadata?

I'm interested in getting useful output from the commands on this page while using CentOS: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/redhat-fedora-centos-linux-yum-installs-security-updates/ By default, it seems ...
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Yum repository configuration on Amazon EC2 instance

I'm trying to install postgis on an Amazon EC2 instance, the instance is running Red Hat, and by following this tutorial: http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/YUM_Installation#Configure_your_YUM_repository ...
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CentOS 6 Httpd failed to start

I am using CentOS 6.5. The Apache HTTP server (httpd) is dead for an unknown reason. I cannot visit http://localhost/ anymore. When I tried to restart httpd, it failed (Error message shown below). ...
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amanda client 3.3.5 for RHEL 5 - dependency issues

Im working to update my various clients to use the latest version of Amanda. The installs work great for RHEL6 but fails on v5 with the following errors: # yum localinstall ...
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kernel-firmware is a duplicate with kernel-firmware Cent OS YUM

I am having isssues getting my server to run after yum update was interrupted. When trying to complete the yum update I am getting the following response. [root@RESCUE-web yum.repos.d]# sudo yum ...
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How to Update remi repository list?

I am trying to upgrade to php 5.5 using remi repository, My OS is Centos 6.4, but my problem is when i run the command yum --enablerepo=remi,remi-php55 install php i still see the php version ...
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Amazon linux package conflict [closed]

I was trying install php55-fpm on amazon linux, but there is a package conflict with php-common. How solve this issue ? [ec2-user@ip-10-0-12-54 ~]$ sudo yum install php55-fpm Loaded plugins: ...
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how to install python-elementtree on CentOS 6.5?

How to install python-elementtree on CentOS 6.5 using yum? I need it for s3cmd, but their documentation page doesn't explain it.
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No package blktrace available

I could not install blktrace in my redhat5.8 OS. yum install blktrace Loaded plugins: katello, product-id, security, subscription-manager Updating certificate-based repositories. Unable to read ...
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Error on installing Git

I keep getting these errors when I try to install git: Error: Package: git-1.8.2.1-1.el5.i386 (epel) Requires: libcurl.so.3 Error: Package: perl-Git-1.8.2.1-1.el5.i386 (epel) ...
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how to install libwbxml2-utils and tnef

I need to install libwbxml2 for sync in group-office and tnef to view winmail.dat attachments in the email module. I'm running Centos 6.4 64bit with cpanel and PHP 5.4 I tried: root@server [~]# yum ...
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How to install pip and other specific python modules onto a CentOS server that is air-gapped from the internet?

Ultimately, I'm trying to install SaltStack on a super computer that has no internet connection. And I'm not allowed to hook it to the internet. So far, I have installed an entire yum repo on the ...
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php-snmp php-devel php-mbstring Dependency Issues RHEL 6

I apologize if this is answered, I may just not know what exactly to search for. I am attempting to install Cacti on RHEL6 and have hit a wall trying to install these three package: php-snmp ...
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How can I exclude a package from yum-cron but not from manual “yum upgrade”?

I've just gone through my servers and installed yum-cron (and then enabled with chkconfig yum-cron on since that doesn't seem to happen automatically). Now I realise that I'm running a MongoDB ...
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Update PHP with yum on Amazon Linux

I have Amazon Linux on EC2, AMI 2013.09. I followed the LAMP install tutorial, http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/install-LAMP.html, and ended up with PHP5.3 installed. In answer to ...
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Load balancing with Piranha+Pulse stopped working after 'yum update'

We have been successfully using the load balancing system Piranha+Pulse for 15 months on our CentOS 6 system. We use it to load balance two web servers. Note that our web servers are also our load ...
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How can I see what is the latest version of a package available in a specific repo if I have that package already installed/updated from another repo?

I am using CentOS 6 and I updated PHP using the Remi Repository. I would like to use yum in order to know what is the latest version available in the official CentOS repos. I tried issuing the ...
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Packages with no name listed by yum

In my Fedora 20 system I see these two packages with no names (and with no version one): [user@notebook ~]$ sudo yum list installed|grep rawhide 0.10.23-2.fc19 ...
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Amazon Linux, PHP 5.5: php.ini ignored

On our Amazon EC2 instance, I uninstalled PHP5.3 (yum remove php) and installed PHP 5.5, which also bundled in Apache 2.4 (yum install php54). For some reason, my php.ini file is no longer being ...
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What is the apt equivalent of yum's createrepo?

With yum, I can create a respository from a folder of RPMs with the createrepo tool. What's the equivalent to turn a folder of .deb files into an apt repository? This isn't about mirroring upstream ...
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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

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No such file or directory after rpm -e --nodeps packagename instead of command not found

I installed ethtool using yum install ethtool and then removed it using rpm -e --nodeps ethtool because when I tried to remove ethtool with yum it was going to remove a bunch of important dependencies ...
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Installing a third party application package on CentOS 6.4 fails due to missing dependencies libcrypto.so.10 and libssl.so.10

This is a Canonical Question about OpenSSL binary compatibility issues between Red Hat Enterprise Linux (and its derivatives) 6.4 and 6.5. This issue applies to a wide variety of third party ...
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Can't establish connection on port 80 for yum

Hi guys I have a very strange issue happening on one of my boxes. If someone can advise what I can check please let me know. Thanks. Here's the layout. Box 1 & Box 2 <> Firewall <> ...
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Yum Update Issue

Not sure if I should asking this here but am quite stuck at the moment. I wouldn't be the best on Linux but can get around. My issue is with Yum update on my CentOS 6.3 x64 system. Basically for ...
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Yum repo server as archive cache

Our software stack requires some specific versions of RPM packages. Unfortunately some of these packages become deprecated over time and get removed from their repos since their maintainers don't keep ...
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openvz / centos 6 vps yum failing with error

Installed new openvz container with centos 6.4 64bit Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package kernel.x86_64 0:2.6.32-431.el6 will be installed --> Processing ...
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How to accurately check if package is installed in yum?

I keep getting answers like: yum list installed | grep bind or rpm -qa | grep bind But that is not accurate as I'm getting a list of few other bind packages like these: ...
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Uninstalled openssl-libs by accident, how do I reinstall it

I accidently uninstalled openssl-libs on a CentOS 6.4 server. I still have an active SSH terminal session open, but I can't wget to download the openssl rpm. Yum won't work either, requires openssl. ...
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Yum command not found - Plesk CentOS5 [closed]

On our externally hosted webserver we're running Plesk with centOS-5. I'm trying to get SVN setup on the server, however every tutorial I read tells me to use yum. I can understand this, however my ...
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What does proxy in yum repo do?

Referring to http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/yum/sn-yum-proxy-server.html, What does the option do? Can it substitute the base URL by providing a local URL instead? That way I can access a local ...
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Cannot install yum on CentOS 5.3, 64bits

I'm facing a problem with installing yum in CentOS (version 5.3, 64bits). My CentOS yum is not preinstalled, so I can't install other package that I need. I found out one article that show how to ...
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Error installing php-mysqlnd

I've been trying to install phpmysqlnd, but I'm not sure what's going wrong. This is on a CentOS system. I run the commands: yum remove php-mysql yum install php-mysqlnd The first one is a ...
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Install Tomcat7 on EC2

I'm trying to install Tomcat7 on an Amazon EC2 instance, but it doesn't work. Below is the console output: [ec2-user@ip-XXX ~]$ sudo yum install tomcat7 Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security ...
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How do I uninstall `php` that's not found in `yum list` or `rpm -qa`?

I have a rogue php install somewhere on my server that I'd like to remove and stick with pure yum installs. How can I find and uninstall this rogue php install? yum and rpm searches both come up ...
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centos yum repository package security information.. how do i find it?

Is there anywhere that shows which security updates are included in the patch levels for centos yum repository package version of httpd?
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Warning: /etc/shadow has renamed /etc/shadow.newrpm

After successful update of yum on my CentOS 6.4 VPS using command yum update -y I got this message: Warning: /etc/shadow has renamed /etc/shadow.newrpm Is it something wrong? Should I rename ...